The First of April's coming. Time for some trolling, mathematicians!

Who's the biggest \(\Large{\color{Green}{\textbf{Troll}}}\) on Brilliant?

Putting up a troll DP ain't making you the biggest troll, **Prasun Biswas**, you need to prove it. Claiming yourself to be a big Kadoobly Booist, or whatever it is, doesn't make you one, **Agni**, you need to prove it. And again, who was the **King Of Trolls**? Yet another chance to prove it.

In short, the participant who posts the most trolling problem wins. Here go the rules:-

\(\bullet\) The Contest starts on the \(20\)th of March, and ends on \(29\)th March. Late submissions will not be accepted.

\(\bullet\) Every member is allowed only \(1\) entry. You can update your entry by editing your comment, or deleting it and adding a new one.

\(\bullet\) Results will be announced on \(31\)st March.

\(\bullet\) For identification and to warn those who don't want to troll, please put the following line in the end of every problem. \(\text{This is an entry in the Troll King Contest}\)

\( \bullet\) Since these are troll problems, do not give them levels. You can use topics if they are suitable.

\(\bullet\) The entry with the maximum value of \(Upvotes + \sqrt{Downvotes}\) will be declared the winning entry. The member who posted that entry will be the Winner of the Troll King Contest.

\(\bullet\) Please **Upvote** all the entries you like, and do **NOT** Downvote any entries. (LOL Trolls used to downvote comments unnecessarily.)

Your turn . . . Don't forget to enter, like and reshare so that it reaches everyone. :D

Best of luck!

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TopNewestHere's my entry https://brilliant.org/problems/never-gonna-give-...

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And that my friends is, what this jolly good sir demonstrated, is called being rickrolled

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Disqualified. -_-

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Still the best troller... GOOD JOB!

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Did you disqualify just because it's a video ? or because of its content ?

P.S. I haven't yet watched it . I'll do it based on your response .

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Here's my entry

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Did you solve mine .. or u were trolled too? :P :D xD

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Trolled !

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If you insist , I'd like a Geometry problem since it's your speciality , right ?

And seriously dude , your followers really increase exponentially !

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@Nihar Mahajan you gonna appear for RMO this year?

Dude, I see you are from M.Prakash sir's academy... I have attended INMOTC 2 times, so I know that only M. Prakash sir uses this word, TONCAS.... I'm gonna use that a lot in this year's IMOTC...Log in to reply

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I googled the word to get "The Original Nicolas Cage Appreciation Society" !!

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Here's my entry click here

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Here's mine!

If I have some free time, I might try and do better.

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Downvoting it.. so that there would be 9 downvotes and 9 is a perfet square... I have a mathematical OCD >_<

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Woah, magic.

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Hi everyone !

Here's my entry !!

P.S. I don't know what a troll is or ... also this is my first Troll question , so it'd be nice if anybody could comment and provide a feedback :)

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Well, actually I got it wrong too . I answered it as 4 ,only to be surprised later .

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hmmmm trolling is....

better read this : " Trolling"

;)

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Ah! I guess it'll be quite difficult for me to become a Troll then :D

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I will try to do better next time.

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:) thanks

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here's mine ;)

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Nope. Satvik does not want downvotes. So , 'if someone hates a problem or does a downvote intentionally', for such situations to be avoided , the haters or such pranksters would not downvote , since it will increase the points of the contestant due to + sign. However , some people have downvoted.

Example if A gets 3 upvotes and 1 downvote , whereas B gets 3 upvotes and 2 downvotes , then B will win. As simple as that.

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The scoring system is fine, but the problem is with "troll questions". They should make atleast little bit of sense.

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Here's my Entry

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This is my submission : Not Just a troll ,....... please upvote if you like :)

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My entry

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YAY! The Contest is now complete!!!

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Dude, be clear with what you mean! When i read this comment, I thought the contest is

completemeansover! OMG ! lolLog in to reply

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This is My Entry. Hope you like it.

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Here is mine Click

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Here they are my entry and this

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Here's my entry.

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Here is my entry

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Well here is My entry

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i do not know what was going on but it was amazing and interesting just blown my brain..

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My last question: https://brilliant.org/problems/integral-tkc/?group=fHRApdf66u2S

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Here is My entry to the Troll King Contest

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I could have made use of this one

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Here's my entry My troll king question

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@Satvik Golechha can you make a set of all the entries in this contest?

@Calvin Lin sir, how to add all these problems to a tag? I made a tag #TKC but i see that moderators can't edit tags...

Anyway, Here's my entry

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Here's my entry

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Here is my entry...

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Here's my entry! Hope you get trolled :D

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Here's my entry. :3

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Here's my entry troll chemistry

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I believe if you write this is an entry to the troll king contest, people will obviously catch the thing.

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That's a nice question dude , you sure about entering it as a troll question ?

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And people will catch the trick to the problem as well.

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PIace your finger perpendicular to the nearest fIat surface and trace the path of the girl's spinning Ieg; cIock-wise or counter-cIock-wise? Post above.

This is n0t an entry to the Troll K\(\sqrt{-1}\)ng Contest.

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About 25-30 sec clockwise then 10-15 sec anticlockwise acc to me.

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I think you're wrong!Try to time it again,and I'm sure you'll have different results.

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Great . Do you know how to make a gif like that ?

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Were my timings correct approximately?

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It really depends on who's watching so I can't really tell . It varies from person to person and depends on the level of concentration with which you are watching it .

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Btw even I was playing FIFA right now , that's why I was't able to reply to your comments quickly . And then now I was reading this .

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Also I think I should go now , I'll talk with you later . Are you on G+ ? U could contact me there .

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This is photoshopping as i continuously wathed it and it moved in same sense but then suddenly it reverses its spin.

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Really ?? How ? for me it rotates in only clockwise direction .

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@Azhaghu Roopesh M did you just wake up or you didn't sleep?

One thing moreLog in to reply

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This was shown in The Brain Games on National Geographic Channel...

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This is the answer to how many it takes to screw in a light bulb?

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It depends on the observation point. This reminds of the concept of electrons contributing to magnetic moment. When it rotates and revolves, the plane from which clockwise rotation forms the south pole and the latter one forms the north pole and thus they behave as tiny magnets.

P.s - Also, you can see that this is a .gif file and not a .jpg file. As such, the whole "trick" is based on good Adobe Flash skills.

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Here's my entry!

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Also here is my Entry

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Here's mine click here

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Here is my entry . \( \ddot\smile \)

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Here comes mine

;)

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Here's mine click here

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Anyone Still Wants to know the Answer to any of these Problems, Try CTRL + W , :D

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No thank you, I'll like to keep my tabs please.

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LOL Biggest troll. I got trolled twice... :-P

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@Satvik Golechha, so who won it?

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I Just got trolled.

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Congrats.... :-P

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Who is the winner?

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See the results, they're out and posted by Sir Linji.

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Can you give me its link? I have not been able to find it.

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here for the results.

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Yeah i 'v seen them.Thanks. Why didn't you posted the results?

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its my entry... long live Pakistan

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My one

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I've deleted my 1st troll ques

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Here's mine

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Mine here

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@Satvik Golechha Its Kaboobly \(\color{red}{\text{D}}\)oo!!!

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Scooby Doo?

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Here is my submission

Hope you like it.

Thanks.

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Seems like, only a few have realized (perhaps only 1 till yet) the troll hidden in this question.

And that only person is the super troll @Pi Han Goh

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Another name gets added to the list - @Azhaghu Roopesh M

And now I have 2 solvers of this problem. Won't you dare to attempt it?

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Here's mine!

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TRUTH

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Here's Mine....

Deal with it buddies.... ;) ;)

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Here's my entry Check this out

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How to upload questions?

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Didn't you upload that Troll question a while back ? The BMW one ? Have you forgotten how to upload questions or are you confused with something else ?

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No I didn't know that?！

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My \(2^{nd}\) Troll question

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Comment deleted Mar 29, 2015

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@https://brilliant.org/problems/3-2-1-go/?group=OHaUTYNqj7ZT&just_created=true well i created 1 more for fun.

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Here is probably the only ComputerScience Entry: Link

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Btw what's the meaning of Kaboobly Doo ?

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Google it

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@bobbym none coined the phrase

Kaboobly Doowhen he met a girl who said around 80 non-sense things in a minute to describe her.Calvin describes Kaboobly Doo as "It is agnishom-slang for 'It\'s Crap'" but I do not like to put it that way, exactly. I like this discussion

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I also asked him in the other note but didn't get an answer.May be know i will get. try below problem by bryan lee shing. just below.and if after you see the solution you wanna break you pc i will help you.

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Even I'd a Computer Science Entry. And the these stats surprised me.

107 views, 50 attempts (47%), 6 solvers (6%)

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My addition here. :)

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At last i have thought of something interesting .Here it is . You will get trolled whatever you do but is logical.

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Here comes mine

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Here is my entry Counting Blocks!!

See my profile pic . It is also a \(troll\) .

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Check this out! My entry

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Here's my entry Experiment

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A very precise question

Vernier Caliper

Also see: Random Matrices and a Random Equation

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This is my entry

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great thanks! :)

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This is not a troll question, but I would like (or I urge ) everyone (especially @Satvik Golechha , @Prasun Biswas and @Calvin Lin ) to please take a look at this question. The problem is here.

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Nice to see another problem from Technothlon! What was your rank?

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Don't ask that dude... I lost my certificate.. :( and rank too and it was not good. I remember it was in some thousands

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and sorry currently got slow connection, not allowing to tag.. :(

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It's a great contest!

Here's my This-is-my-entry-for-the-troll-contest-ish question

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Here's mine: my entry

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please one more

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This is mine

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Link here

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Is that a troll problem?

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Kind of...

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Here's my entry.

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Does Downvotes still count, Cause I have both of them equal.....

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Wow! I have never seen so many downvotes in any discussion so far! I think most people are not reading the rules that giving downvotes also increases the points of contestant. Sharky Kesa is leading with 10 downvotes!

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Or may be some vote up using down votes.

like i did i upvoted those which were awesome and downvoted those which were average coz downvotes count less than upvotes. CHEERS!!

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Exactly ,the person may win by the number of downvotes.

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Well without reasonable doubt, the Troll award goes to Andrei!

Woah, woah, woah, who said this was reasonable?

This is the prize-winning, trolliest problem!

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Why is it not 1?

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sin90=1

sine(90)=sin90(e)

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Here's mine : click here

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challenge u all to try my troll

please share it. This question is meant only for fun.

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here is mine

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@Satvik Golechha, Challenge Accepted! :D

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was waiting for you dude.. where's your problem ?

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I saw the post just about half an hour ago. I didn't even know that there was a contest going on. Now, I need some time to think of a good troll problem that can beat these entries. :D

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Can we change our entry for the contest?

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Yes, just update your comment accordingly. Or, if you want, you can delete your comment and them post a new one.

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